After years of practice, last Sunday I became one with my paintbrush. I finally found my calling.
Recently, a small group of anti-noise activists have been actively attacking the Cottonwood Municipal Airport.
With this week’s announcement that Texan Tracie Hlavinka will succeed Gayle Mabery as Clarkdale’s town manager, there comes a real seniority shift of institutional knowledge about the intergovernmental workings of the various communities in the Verde Valley.
I moved to the Verde Valley from Las Vegas, Nevada, almost two years ago because I wanted the opposite of Vegas.
Look around. Spring has arrived. Some poets call it the most romantic time of year, when tree blossoms, mild breezes and songbirds stir up positive emotions. We might want to take time out of our hectic schedules to appreciate the essence of these beautiful Spring days.
WASHINGTON -- A caravan of Democratic presidential wannabes is lining up this spring in the belief that they can beat Donald Trump in the 2020 election for the White House.
What has been lost? And can it ever be replaced? The heart and soul of Paris, Notre-Dame Cathedral, reminds us that our greatest treasures are not permanent.
When I decided to move to Clarkdale 13 years ago, I was hoping to find meaningful work but wasn’t sure what it would be.
You have probably seen a barrage of “letters to the editor” regarding the Cottonwood Airport. Here’s a few clarifying facts.
First-term Cottonwood City Councilman Michael Mathews is finally seeing the light when it comes to his use of private email to conduct public business.
If Michael Mathews correctly has his finger on the pulse of the Cottonwood City Council, the folks complaining about noise at the Municipal Airport have no business trying to fight City Hall.
My wife Shannon and myself are the proud owners of Plowing Ahead Ranch, a small cattle business located at the end of Mahoney Road in the Middle Verde neighborhood.
City council chambers and the best bar in town used to be the primary arenas for public discourse on community issues.
The mix of residential neighborhoods with an airport is hardly a new discussion in Cottonwood.
As for the City of Cottonwood not condoning violence in its city parks, the city needs to take it one step further. Refuse to tolerate it.
A veteran conspiracy theorist and partisan combatant, diGenova looks to be an avid indoorsman ill-suited for combat. Then too, like most viewers in the Fox News demographic, he’s 74 years old.
A comparative religions course would also be a great opportunity for schools to partner with various religious leaders and scholars in the area, and have them come in as guest speakers. The Verde Valley and surrounding areas are actually quite diverse if you know where to look.
The idea of teaching about the Bible in our secular public high schools is a non starter.
According to the undeniable runners’ go-to website when planning weekend race events, runningintheusa.com reports there are at least 644 running events on the calendar for 2019.
Today we could be mourning the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years.
Sunday it was reported that several local school boards are considering adding a new course to their curriculum, the teaching of the Bible.
As things stand now, a House and Senate conference committee is the only hope that Democrats and Republicans can reach agreement on border security and avoid another government shutdown.